Navigation Links
AlphaRx Signs Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with US Army

MARKHAM, ON, May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AlphaRx (OTC BB:ALRX - News), an emerging biopharmaceutical company utilizing proprietary drug delivery technology to develop novel formulations of drugs, is pleased to report that AlphaRx and USAMRIID (U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases) has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement for Material Transfer (MTA). The resulting joint R&D effort enables USAMRIID scientists to test the efficacy of AlphaRx's "nanobiotics" for the treatment of severe intracellular bacterial infections caused by Category A pathogens in animal models. Category A pathogens are organisms classified by US Government used mainly in biological weapons that pose a risk to national security.

The MTA covers several "nanobiotics" including Ciprofloxacin, Doxycycline and Gentamicin developed by AlphaRx. These are the usual antibiotics used to treat patients in a bioterrorism event. However, they all show limited efficacy clinically. AlphaRx believes that their specially-formulated version of these antibiotics provides improved intracellular activity in animal studies and may have better clinical efficacy.

AlphaRx is excited with the opportunity to work with the U.S. Army. It opens up a non-commercial application to AlphaRx's drug development programs, with the potential to be a provider to the national stockpile program, through Project Bioshield.

About AlphaRx Inc.

AlphaRx is a specialty pharmaceutical company utilizing proprietary site-specific nanoparticulate drug delivery systems to develop novel formulations of drugs that are insoluble or poorly soluble in water or have yet to be administrable to the human body with an acceptable delivery method. The Company's product candidates address various pharmaceutical markets, including inflammation, tuberculosis and pneumonia.

Forward Looking Statements:

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning and pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and involve risks and uncertainties that may individually or mutually impact the matters herein described, including but not limited to product development and acceptance, manufacturing, competition, regulatory and/or other factors, which are outside the control of the companies.

SOURCE AlphaRx Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. AlphaRx To Present at 47th Annual ICAAC
2. AlphaRx Announces Debt Conversion
3. AlphaRx Officers and Directors To Exercise Options, Warrants and Retain Shares
4. AlphaRx CEO Accumulates More Company Shares
5. AlphaRxs Indaflex(TM) Continues its Clinical Development
6. AlphaRx Provides Corporate and Development Update
7. Pot bellies linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease
8. MSU engineering team designs innovative medical device
9. Jump in Youth Suicide Prompts National Childrens Charity KidsPeace to Issue Tips on Prevention, Warning Signs
10. Thomson Scientific Signs Multi-Year Agreement with The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
11. Gov. Blagojevich Signs Bill Improving Illinois Mental Illness Treatment Law
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/27/2016)... ... ... TherapySites, the leading website and online marketing ... Association. This new relationship allows TherapySites to continue to extend their online ... and promotional offers. , "TCA is extremely excited about this new partnership, as ...
(Date:6/26/2016)... ... June 26, 2016 , ... On June 10-11, 2016, A Forever ... Cereal Festival and World’s Longest Breakfast Table in Battle Creek, MI, where the rehabilitation ... as home to some of the world’s leading providers of cereal and other breakfast ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... D.C. (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... ... discuss health policy issues and applications at AcademyHealth’s Annual Research Meeting June 26-28, ... their work on several important health care topics including advance care planning, healthcare ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, ... and his M.D from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained ... Angeles to complete his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... Those who have experienced traumatic events ... turn to unhealthy avenues, such as drug or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. ... tools for healthy coping following a traumatic event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016 Any dentist who has ... of the current process. Many of them do not even ... technical difficulties and high laboratory costs involved. And those who ... it at such a high cost that the majority of ... Dr. Parsa Zadeh , founder of Dental Evolutions ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced that it ... (procalcitonin) assay as a dedicated testing solution for people ... Roche is the first IVD company in the U.S ... assessment and management. PCT is a sepsis-specific ... blood can aid clinicians in assessing the risk of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... DUBLIN , June 23, 2016 ... "Key Pharma News Issue 52" report to their offering. ... need in influenza treatment creates a favourable commercial environment for ... and growing patient base that will serve to drive considerable ... flu vaccine would serve to cap sales considerably, but development ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: